The 21-year-old scored his third goal in as many Confederations Cup group matches - a thumping freekick - as the Selecao saw off the four-time world champions 4-2 to win Group A with a perfect record.Sunday, 23 June, 2013, 10:41am
Neymar, the latest diamond extracted from Brazil's mine of footballing talent, carries the hopes of a nation with one year to go to the World Cup, as well as the tag of "the new Pele" and rock-star status in his homeland.13 Jun 2013 - 5:52am
Neymar was unable to hold back the tears in his last match with Santos before joining Barcelona.28 May 2013 - 5:12am
Neymar couldn’t hold back the tears in his last match with Santos before joining Barcelona.
Neymar cried profusely as the Brazilian national anthem was sung before the match against Flamengo on Sunday in the first round of the Brazilian league.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Neymar said he will be joining Barcelona after the Confederations Cup, the latest addition to a star-filled roster that already includes four-time Fifa Player of the Year Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta.27 May 2013 - 3:39am
“On Monday, I sign a contract with Barcelona. I want to thank the Santos fans for nine incredible years,” wrote the 21-year-old.26 May 2013 - 1:45pm